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500 Gb/s network trial a global first in SA

Africa’s EASSy cable set for upgrade

French company Alcatel-Lucent is set to upgrade the 10 000km EASSy submarine cable system with the latest 100 gigabit-per-second technology, boosting ultra-broadband capacity in eastern and southern Africa and strengthening its connectivity with Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

Broadband boost as Eassy hits SA

 The Eastern Africa Submarine Cable System (Eassy) hit South African shores on 15 February, signalling a significant development in information infrastructure on the continent.
SA internet use passes 5m mark

EASSy undersea cable on track

EASSy undersea cable on track

Construction of the Eastern Africa Submarine Cable System, a 9 900km undersea optical cable between Durban and Port Sudan, is due to begin soon after a group of development banks announced a $70.7-million investment in the project.


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